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'How Britain's Atlantis' and its tribes were wiped out by a TSUNAMI triggered by a landslide
Daily Mail ^ | 2 May 2014 | JONATHAN O'CALLAGHAN

Posted on 05/02/2014 9:17:08 PM PDT by Fractal Trader

Just over 8,000 years ago a huge landslide occurred off the coast of Norway, known as the Storegga Slide.

The event created a catastrophic tsunami, with waves almost half as high as the Statue of Liberty, that battered Britain and other land masses. And now the most accurate computer model ever made of the tsunami suggests that it wiped out the remaining inhabitants of a set of low-lying landmass known as Doggerland off the coast of the UK.

A new model by researchers at Imperial College London has revealed the devastating effects of a tsunami caused by a landslide off the Norwegian coast over 8,000 years ago. It's believed the event would have devastated an area of low-lying land known as Doggerland that once connected Britain to mainland Europe

A new model by researchers at Imperial College London has revealed the devastating effects of a tsunami caused by a landslide off the Norwegian coast over 8,000 years ago. It's believed the event would have devastated an area of low-lying land known as Doggerland that once connected Britain to mainland Europe

The new study from researchers at Imperial College London is being presented at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna this week.

Using advanced computer modelling and paleobathymetry - the study of underwater depths through history - they describe how deadly the tsunami would have been.

And they conclude it would have spelled disaster for the remaining inhabitants of Doggerland.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: atlantis; britain; catastrophism; doggerland; europe; godsgravesglyphs; norway; scotland; scotlandyet; storegga; storeggaslide; tsunami

1 posted on 05/02/2014 9:17:08 PM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: SunkenCiv

ping


2 posted on 05/02/2014 9:17:24 PM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: Fractal Trader

Interesting. There was once a confluence of the Rheine and the Thames.


3 posted on 05/02/2014 9:30:22 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Fractal Trader

If you look at the geological maps of prehistoric Doggerland in the article,it is obvious that the sea has been rising for the last 8,000 years or more. So much for the chicken little warmists who blame the rising seas on glowbull warming.


4 posted on 05/03/2014 4:23:45 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: Fractal Trader

If you look at the geological maps of prehistoric Doggerland in the article,it is obvious that the sea has been rising for the last 8,000 years or more. So much for the chicken little warmists who blame the rising seas on glowbull warming.


5 posted on 05/03/2014 5:14:02 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: Fractal Trader
Stone Age Sites Found Under North Sea (8,000BC)
6 posted on 05/03/2014 5:28:22 AM PDT by blam
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To: Fractal Trader

Sh!t happens when you party naked.

Did the Doggers party in that manner.

That is, perhaps, the more pertinent question.


7 posted on 05/03/2014 6:29:39 AM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: Uncle Lonny

Oh yeah!, it was those people riding around in their SUVs 8,000 years ago that triggered the warming. If they had only driven Yugos none of this would have happened. (snicker)


8 posted on 05/03/2014 6:42:09 AM PDT by driftless2
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Thanks Fractal Trader, a nice double-list ping.

9 posted on 05/03/2014 7:21:40 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Thanks Fractal Trader, a nice double-list ping.

10 posted on 05/03/2014 7:21:41 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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ooops, one more:

Undersea slide set off giant flow
BBC News | 22 November 2007 | Paul Rincon
Posted on 11/22/2007 6:56:49 PM by george76
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1929418/posts


11 posted on 05/03/2014 7:24:50 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Fractal Trader

Not far from Star Carr, circa 8600 BC.


12 posted on 05/03/2014 11:30:45 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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Doggerlanders blamed Bush for the Norwegian landslide...


13 posted on 05/03/2014 4:46:42 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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